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Grammar detail: past + って

past + って - even ~
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plain past
+
って
means
even if ~
This construction is interchangeable with the ても form, but would generally only be used in colloquial speech.
そんなことやったって
むだ
無駄

That won't make any difference.
This sentence could be written そんなことやっても無駄だ with no change in meaning.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ム   ブ   な not   
ダ    pack horse; worthless, burdensome   
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